Computational Physics

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Multiscale Simulations for Electrochemical Devices

1st Edition

Ryoji Asahi
January 10, 2020

Environmental protection and sustainability are major concerns in today’s world, and a reduction in CO2 emission and the implementation of clean energy are inevitable challenges for scientists and engineers today. The development of electrochemical devices, such as fuel cells, Li-ion batteries, and...

Plasma Simulations by Example

1st Edition

Lubos Brieda
December 17, 2019

The study of plasmas is crucial in improving our understanding of the universe, and they are being increasingly utilised in key technologies such as spacecraft thrusters, plasma medicine, and fusion energy. Providing readers with an easy to follow set of examples that clearly illustrate how...

Symmetry in Optics and Vision Studies: A Data-Analytic Approach

1st Edition

Marlos A.G. Viana, Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan
December 05, 2019

This book presents an introduction to the foundations, interpretations, and data-analytic applications of symmetry studies with an emphasis on applications in optical sciences. Symmetry studies connect group theoretic and statistical methods for data summary and inference. Readers should have an...

Artificial Intelligence in Medical Imaging: From Theory to Clinical Practice

1st Edition

Lia Morra, Silvia Delsanto, Loredana Correale
November 27, 2019

This book, written by authors with more than a decade of experience in the design and development of artificial intelligence (AI) systems in medical imaging, will guide readers in the understanding of one of the most exciting fields today. After an introductory description of classical machine...

Quantum Field Theory: Feynman Path Integrals and Diagrammatic Techniques in Condensed Matter

1st Edition

Lukong Cornelius Fai
June 24, 2019

This book explores quantum field theory using the Feynman functional and diagrammatic techniques as foundations to apply Quantum Field Theory to a broad range of topics in physics. This book will be of interest not only to condensed matter physicists but physicists in a range of disciplines as the...

Applied Bohmian Mechanics: From Nanoscale Systems to Cosmology

2nd Edition

Xavier Oriols Pladevall, Jordi Mompart
May 16, 2019

Most textbooks explain quantum mechanics as a story where each step follows naturally from the one preceding it. However, the development of quantum mechanics was exactly the opposite. It was a zigzag route, full of personal disputes where scientists were forced to abandon well-established...

Mathematical Aspects of Modelling Oscillations and Wake Waves in Plasma

1st Edition

E.V. Chizhonkov
March 30, 2019

This book is devoted to research in the actual field of mathematical modeling in modern problems of plasma physics associated with vibrations and wake waves excited by a short high-power laser pulse. The author explores the hydrodynamic model of the wake wave in detail and from different points of...

The Road to Einstein's Relativity: Following in the Footsteps of the Giants

1st Edition

David Lyth
January 25, 2019

CHOICE Highly Recommended Title, August 2019 Expertly guided by renowned cosmologist Dr. David Lyth, learn about the pioneering scientists whose work provided the foundation for Einstein’s formulation of his theories of relativity, and about Einstein's groundbreaking life and work as well. This...

Universe Dynamics: The Least Action Principle and Lagrange’s Equations

1st Edition

Jacques Vanier, Cipriana Tomescu (Mandache)
January 22, 2019

CHOICE Recommended Title, June 2019 Brought together in one focused and exclusive treatment, this book provides an elementary introduction to the important role and use of the least action principle and the resulting Lagrange’s equations in the analysis of the laws that govern the universe. It is...

Introduction to Python for Science and Engineering

1st Edition

David J. Pine
December 05, 2018

Series in Computational PhysicsSteven A. Gottlieb and Rubin H. Landau, Series Editors Introduction to Python for Science and Engineering This guide offers a quick and incisive introduction to Python programming for anyone. The author has carefully developed a concise approach to using Python in...

Lessons in Scientific Computing: Numerical Mathematics, Computer Technology, and Scientific Discovery

1st Edition

Norbert Schorghofer
October 10, 2018

Taking an interdisciplinary approach, this new book provides a modern introduction to scientific computing, exploring numerical methods, computer technology, and their interconnections, which are treated with the goal of facilitating scientific research across all disciplines. Each chapter provides...

Graphics Processing Unit-Based High Performance Computing in Radiation Therapy

1st Edition

Xun Jia, Steve B. Jiang
September 18, 2018

Use the GPU Successfully in Your Radiotherapy Practice With its high processing power, cost-effectiveness, and easy deployment, access, and maintenance, the graphics processing unit (GPU) has increasingly been used to tackle problems in the medical physics field, ranging from computed tomography...